Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supports the implementation of the Project System Safety Program Plan.
- Facilitates hazard analysis review meetings.
- Develops, reviews, edits, and supervises the maintenance of the project Hazard Tracking Log.
- Develops, analyzes and integrates safety and risk information into written reports.
- Interacts with design, engineering, construction, and operations personnel to identify causal factors and identifies/evaluates recommendations and safeguards to mitigate hazards and risks associated with project operations, equipment, software and/or facilities.
- Provide technical safety, risk assessment, industrial hygiene and occupational health support to the design, procurement, operations, and closure efforts.
- Performs advanced predictive assessments and hazard analyses of subsystem and system hardware, processes, equipment, software and logic for project or facility operations.
- Interacts with responsible parties to affect timely resolution of issues and to inform management if appropriate resolution is not achieved.
- Confirms issue/hazard resolution for closure of risk reduction activities.
- Remains cognizant of applicable federal, state, local, and government regulations and requirements as they apply to project and facilities (e.g. Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Standards for Construction and General Industry (29 CFR Parts 1926 and 1910, respectively, with emphasis on 1910.119 Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals, DoD MIL-STD-882D Standard Practice for System Safety Engineering & Management, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) EM 385-1-1 Safety and Health Requirements Manual).
- Disseminates information on new/revised regulations to engineering, construction, field managers, and safety personnel.
- Conducts training of other personnel in professional or discipline-specific skills, techniques, and procedures.
- Interprets national and international recognized ES&H standards and applies them to projects and facilities. Integrates these standards with project requirements.
- Develops and maintains the required record keeping systems in compliance with Army Regulations and OSHAreporting requirements.
- BS degree with concentration in safety or engineering or bachelor’s degree and 10 - 12years of related experience.
- Experience in developing and implementing system safety programs.
- Experience with hazard tracking data base systems and processes
- Experience giving oral presentations involving complex technical information.
- Possess general knowledge of engineering/design practices, construction methods, industrial hygiene, and human factors.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a project team.
- Demonstrated ability for technical problem solving, technical writing, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Access) is required.
- Master Degree in safety, human factors, chemical, or mechanical engineering
- Professional engineer
- Certified Safety Professional
- Experience implementing voluntary protection (VPP) programs
- Experience with pilot plant operations, especially as they relate to chemical demilitarization.
- Experience with safety assessment of explosive and energetic materials handling.